Sunday, June 21, 2009

Why Nova Scotia should ban lawn and garden pesticides...And More

Why Nova Scotia should ban lawn and garden pesticidesTheChronicleHerald.ca - Halifax,Nova Scotia,CanadaQuebec adopted regulations in 2003 to ban the use and sale of many lawn pesticides. A few months ago, a new ban came into effect in Ontario. ...See all stories on this topic

HL:NB premier expects court challenge to province's ban on ...Product Design & Development - Rockaway,NJ,USAGraham said Friday he wouldn't be surprised if the industry decides to include New Brunswick in a court battle over the banning of cosmetic pesticides. ...See all stories on this topic

Pesticide Residue Common on Kitchen FloorsForbes - NY,USAAbout 78 million US households, or 74 percent, use pesticides, according to the government survey, and Americans spend nearly $1.3 billion and apply 888 ...See all stories on this topic

Getting Mosquitoes to Poison Their Own LarvaeNew York Times - United StatesWith so many potential breeding sites, spreading pesticide can be a painstaking, door-to-door activity. But Gregor J. Devine of Rothamsted Research, ...See all stories on this topic

Michelle Obama's First Harvest Gets an A PlusU.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USAIt may sound like a small thing, but her efforts are already boosting the sustainable and organic farming business. Jim Crawford, a Pennsylvania organic ...See all stories on this topic

PepsiCo goes green with organic gardenLower Hudson Journal news - West Harrison,NY,USAZoe Feldman, an employee at PepsiCo, started an organic, employee-run vegetable and herb garden at PepsiCo headquarters in Purchase. ...See all stories on this topic

Ron Petro takes tender care of his 4000-square-foot organic gardenWilkes Barre Times-Leader - Wilkes Barre,PA,USAIn keeping with his organic philosophy, he nourishes plants and soil with seaweed, horse manure and liquid calcium and maintains a border of wildflowers to ...See all stories on this topic Best Blogger Tips
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My Past Articles

More enforcement needed for pesticide spray regulations
The Western Star (Corner Brook) - Final - 10-01-2002 - 413 words
Karen Griffin - Judie Squires says someone needs to patrol the companies that spray residential areas for pesticides because she's observed nine violations of the Environmental Protection Act in her Paradise neighborhood alone


Spray woes: Province falling down on monitoring pesticides
The Telegram (St. John's) - Final - 10-01-2002 - 253 words
Judie Squires - environment to become poisoned? A temporary ban on all residential pesticides has to be put into place, to protect us, our wildlife and our environment as a whole. Judie Squires Paradise


Government lax on cosmetic pesticide regulation: advocate
The Telegram (St. John's) - 08-28-2004 - 613 words
Stokes Sullivan, Deana - Despite increased awareness about adverse health effects from pesticides, Judie Squires, a member of the Pesticide Working Group of Newfoundland and Labrador, isn't optimistic the province will ban cosmetic use


Woman doesn't expect cosmetic pesticide ban any time soon
The Western Star (Corner Brook) - 08-30-2004 - 712 words
Stokes Sullivan, Deana - Despite increased awareness about adverse health effects from pesticides, Judie Squires, a member of the Pesticide Working Group of Newfoundland and Labrador, isn't optimistic that the province will ban the


Province lagging behind in pesticide control
The Telegram (St. John's) - 09-04-2005 - 496 words
Squires, Judie - it to do is to prohibit the cosmetic use of synthetic pesticides altogether in order to protect our citizens and the environment. Judie Squires writes from Portugal Cove-St. Philip's


The two sides to pesticide use
The Telegram (St. John's) - 07-16-2006 - 781 words
Judie Squires - health of your families. When Canada's most respected health authorities tell us pesticides threaten our health, we should all be listening. Judie Squires writes from Portugal Cove-St. Philip's


Inquiry implicates BTk
The Telegram (St. John's) - 06-24-2006 - 353 words
DEANA STOKES SULLIVAN - of trees. The live spores can be inhaled by humans and animals exposed to BT. Judie Squires, secretary of the Northeast Avalon Group of the Sierra Club, says despite claims that


Delayed pesticide laws 'disappointing'
The Telegram (St. John's) - 06-24-2006 - 833 words
DEANA STOKES SULLIVAN - at the end of this year. These products will only be sold to certified dealers. Judie Squires, secretary of the newly formed Northeast Avalon Group of the Sierra Club, isn't


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Time for provincial lawn pesticide regulation
The Telegram (St. John's) - 03-14-2009 - 419 words
pesticides. Please join me in lobbying our province for a pesticide ban Judie Squires Portugal Cove...

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